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Winter/Waring Workshops: DIY Hot Compost with Kelly Gillespie
Winter/Waring Workshops: DIY Hot Compost with Kelly Gillespie

Sun, 19 June

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Preston

Winter/Waring Workshops: DIY Hot Compost with Kelly Gillespie

Did you know that hot composting speeds up the composting process from a year to a few months? Learn how to get your compost living life in the fast lane with Kelly Gillespie from Fawkner Food Bowls.

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Time & Location

19 June 2022, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Preston, 233 Tyler St, Preston VIC 3072, Australia

About the event

We will cover:

- What compost is and isn’t

- Differences between soil and compost

- Different composting methods

- Outline of hot composting and its benefits

- Hot compost inputs, maintenance, and troubleshooting

- Activity: building a hot compost pile

Kelly Gillespie is the Garden Manager and one of the founders of Fawkner Food Bowls Community Garden, and Propagation Coordinator at CERES Environment Park's propagation nursery. She is a qualified horticulturist with more than 20 years gardening, growing, and educating experience and holds a Bachelor of Biological Science.

Waring (wombat) is the coldest, wettest Wurundjeri season, spanning from April - July, where mushrooms and moths flourish and wombats roam in the afternoon sun.

Food Justice means no body is turned away for lack of funds. If you are unable to pay for a ticket, you can use the code 'FOODJUSTICE' to access a free ticket. If you are in a position to subsidise one of these places, you can buy a solidarity 'Pay it Forward' ticket. (Sustain: the Australian Food Network is a health promotion charity with Deductible Gift Recipient status, so buying a pay it forward ticket is tax deductible. We will provide you with a tax invoice for that purpose.) 

Tickets

  • Waged

    $50.00
    +$1.25 service fee
  • Unwaged/concession

    However, Food Justice means no body is turned away for lack of funds. If you are unable to pay for a ticket, you can use the code 'FOODJUSTICE' to access a free ticket.

    $25.00
    +$0.63 service fee
  • Pay it forward

    Tax deductible.

    $25.00
    +$0.63 service fee

Total

$0.00

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